To all the bottle caps I’ve known…

Have you ever thought about how important the life of a bottlecap is? I bet there are a lot of them that...

Broccoli Bacon Mac & Cheese

Mac and cheese is a staple for most families with children. I knew I need to keep this recipe when Parker asked...

Nostalgia, a ski trip, and “The Good Old Days”

Nos-tal-gia (noun)… a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations.

An airplane, panic, and two little pills

Have you ever had a panic attack? It’s not a lot of fun. The first time I had one, I was on...

The night I nearly lost my eye

A few weeks ago, someone thanked me for writing and sharing the stories of the dumb things that I’ve done in my...

Rockin’ and a Rollin’

I’m writing this from the hotel in Iowa City that hosts our annual Iowa Limestone Producers convention. It’s always a great few days spent...

Thin Crust Shrimp Pizza

This pizza makes a great main dish or appetizer. Makes approximately 4 - 10 inch crusts. Ingredients Crust 1 cup warm water 1/2 teaspoon yeast 1 teaspoon...

Outside perspective

I'm sitting at a gas station in Northern Wisconsin. I was snowmobiling in the UP the last few days, and neither one of my...

Pizza Roll Up Muffins

The other night I wanted to make pizza, but wanted to try something new. These pizza roll ups turned our great and was a...

Gone Fishin’

I sat down to compose my weekly article the other night, and I had a bad case of Writer’s Block.  So, I went next...